Chinese And Forty-Niners In The 19th Century

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In the 1800s, the west attract many people to go there. Many groups moved west including Chinese and Forty-Niners, which helped finish Manifest Destiny. The Manifest Destiny was really important because it helped complete the continental United States. During the 1840s to 1850s, Chinese moved to California because of the California gold rush. They were poor but nice, “Chinese were nice and they desperately wanted money, but the had been discriminated against.” (Chinese worksheet). Chinese went to California in search for wealth, food, and protection, but they faced many hardships. Despite the hardships they had, they stayed there and spread their culture. Around the same time as Chinese, the Forty-Niners also moved to California. They
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